Announcing a new survey on student success

Developed with my colleague Paul Umbach, the Revealing Institutional Strengths and Challenges (RISC) Survey is the only student survey focused on student success. You can learn more here: https://www.risc.college/why-risc We’re taking registrations from two-year institutions for Fall 2018 administration. We’re also looking for a few four-years for our four-year pilot, contact me if interested.

New workshop on field experiments

We’re pleased to announce a new workshop in our schedule: Introduction to experimental methods in the social & behavioral sciences (May 3rd, 12-4 PM EST, $175) http://www.percontor.org/upcoming-workshop/experimental-methods-social-behavioral-sciences/ During the past decade, experiments in the social and behavioral sciences have gained in popularity as the internet has made implementing experiments easier, cheaper, and faster.  However, although…

Online research methods workshops

Percontor just posted their latest online methods workshop schedule. They are offering new workshops on conducting focus groups and multiple imputation: http://www.percontor.org/upcoming-workshops/ Survey research Writing and evaluating good survey questions Increasing web survey response rates: What works? Qualitative research Focus groups for qualitative research and program evaluation Quantitative methods Refresher on multiple regression for the…

Summer methods workshops

Percontor has just posted their summer schedule here: http://www.percontor.org/upcoming-workshops/ Topics: Refresher on multiple regression Writing and evaluating good survey questions Data management using Stata Increasing web survey response rates Logistic regression: analyzing binary outcomes